It’s the time of year to plug holes with injury replacements, or with players who are seeing an uptick in their production or playing time. Let’s get straight to this week’s picks!
Carl Nassib, DE TB
This is probably unfair, but I’m going to say it anyway: NFL players seem to really thrive when they’re not in close proximity to Hue Jackson.
Cut by the Browns earlier this year, Carl Nassib has just been too good to ignore. The defensive end has posted a ridiculous 6.5 sacks in the past six games and usually adds enough solo tackles to make him a viable IDP end even without that level of sack production. He’s put up 10 total pressures in the last month while only playing between 29-47 snaps per game. Nassib is young, has a great motor, and seems to be playing possessed since being released by the Browns.